INTERNATIONAL STUDENT APPLICATION
MAILING ADDRESS: FOR OFFICE USE ONLY BC Employee Term
International Admissions Office INITIAL DATE
225 East Las Olas Boulevard
Please type or print in ink. Complete all sections of this application. Submit the application, a $75.00 non-refundable application fee
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, U.S.A. Student Number _______________________________________________________
(check or money order) and other documentation to the address above.
What visa status do you presently hold? K F-1 K F-2 K B-1 K B-2 K M-1 K M-2 K None K Other: __________________
I-94 Expiration Date: (mo/yr) ____________
What visa are you applying for K F-1 K F-2 K None K Other: _______________________ Do you have any dependents? K Yes K No
Will you be applying for the student visa in your country? K Yes K No K N/A
Will you be applying to change your visa status in the U.S.? K Yes K No K N/A
Which Institution issued your last I-20?__________________________________ Did you attend? K Yes K No K N/A Dates___________
Currently enrolled K Yes K No Do you have dependents currently on an I-20? K Yes K No
If applicable, please attach a copy of your current I-20 and any dependent I-20s.
PERSONAL INFORMATION K Male K Female
Legal Name (on passport) ____________________________________________________________________________________________
LAST FIRST MIDDLE OR MAIDEN
Local Address (in U.S. if available) Please check box where you wish admission correspondence to be mailed. K Local Foreign
Street Address __________________________________________________________________________________________________
City _____________________________________________ State___________ Zip_____________ Country ______________________
Phone (in U.S.) __________________________________ E-Mail Address ____________________________________________________
Foreign Address (in home country) (mandatory)
Street Address __________________________________________________________________________________________________
City____________________________________ Province/Territory___________ Postal Code_____________ Country ______________
Phone (in home country) ________________________________ Native language ______________________________________________
Birthdate (Month/Date/Year) ____________ Country of Birth ___________________ Country of Citizenship ________________________
Race (Optional): (You may check one or more race categories, if applicable): K Asian K Black or African American K American Indian or Alaskan Native
K Hawaiian or Pacific Islander K White
Ethnicity (Optional): K Hispanic K Non-Hispanic
Applied Term: (please check one) Fall Term: Year__________ Winter Term: Year__________ Summer Term: Year _________
Session 1: August-December Session 1: January-May Session 1: May-August
I am seeking the following program objective (add desired degree number from the back page of the application).
I will attend (check one) K Central Campus, Fort Lauderdale K North Campus, Coconut Creek K South Campus, Pembroke Pines
K B.S. degree _______ K A.A. degree 1010 _____________________ K A.S. degree _________ K Language program 3005
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND TEST SCORES
Kind of School
Dates of Your (high school, secondary, Location of School Certificates, Diplomas,
Attendance Age college/university, etc/) Full name of school (city and country) Degrees, Graduations
TEST SCORES (if your primary language is not English) TOEFL ________ IELTS _________
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AN EQUAL ACCESS/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY INSTITUTION REG-38 (Rev. 9/11)
International Student Admission Requirements
Welcome to Broward College. We are delighted that you decided to apply for admission.
The following documents are required for admission to the college. Please see additional baccalaureate degree requirements at
www.broward.edu/international or on page 7 of the Admission Brochure.
1. International Student Application
• Completed application with signature.
• $75 nonrefundable application fee in check or money order drawn on a United States bank.
2. Official Education Records through highest level completed along with an official certified English translation (Copies must be cer-
tified by the school attended, the Ministry of Education in native country, or the US Consulate.)
• High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) - All applicants must have the equivalent of a US high school diploma.
(High school diplomas do not have to be translated to English with the exception of Hebrew, Arabic or Asian.)
• For the British education system, four academic passes on the GCE, CXC, BGCSE, WAEC, WASC, or HKCE exams in General
• Official University Transcripts with a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.0 or its equivalent. Students attending university outside the US
will be required to have a commercial evaluation done within 30 days of the start of classes which consists of a course by course evalu-
ation and upper division course identification.
3. Evidence of English proficiency (Native English speakers or applicants for the language program are not required to show evidence of
English proficiency.) Degree seeking students must submit one of the following:
• TOEFL - minimum score of 79 on the internet–based test or a minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test.
• IELTS - minimum score of 6.5.
• Broward College English as a Second Language Placement Test (LOEP). Applicants currently in US only.
• Successful completion of ENG IV at a US high school or university level English at an accredited US university with a grade of C or
Please note: All international students regardless of TOEFL or IELTS scores will be required to take the LOEP test for placement.
*In addition, students who are degree seeking, who do not place into college-level English on the LOEP test, will be required to take English
as a Second Language (ESL) courses, which will not apply towards a degree. All ESL classes must be completed before starting a degree
4. Evidence of financial support
• Confidential financial statement on the application must be completed and signed by financial sponsor.
• Bank statement, scholarship, or loan approval indicating that there are sufficient funds to cover the “total cost of education” (tuition,
fees, books, living expenses, transportation, and incidental expenses). Each dependent will require additional funds in the amount of
$7,000 US dollars.
Total Minimum Balance Required:
Associate Degree or Language Program: US$22,500
Professional Pilot Program: US$50,000
Bachelor Degree: US$27,500
Current cost per credit: Associate or Language Program: $357.00; Bachelor Degree: $542.24
(Fees are subject to change without notice)
5. Copies of current passport. Copies of current I-20 and visa if applicable.
Each Friday, the International Admissions office will review completed International Student Applications and notify the applicant by mail of
Evidence of health insurance is required after admission. An insurance compliance form will be mailed with the acceptance package.
INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER STUDENTS
Students transferring from any other educational institution within the U.S. to Broward College MUST submit official copies of ALL previous edu-
cation transcripts, in addition to the application, the US$75.00 nonrefundable application fee, a copy of the current I-20 form from the student’s
current school, along with all other requirements stated above.
Transfer students are provisionally accepted until their transcripts are received and their full-time status and grade point average of 2.0 are veri-
fied. When students graduate from Broward College, they must either transfer within sixty days to another college, apply for optional practical train-
ing, or return to their country. Students who fail to do this will be out of status with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS).
Students who have completed post-secondary work outside the U.S. will be required to have a commercial evaluation completed within 30 days
of the first day of class by a commercial evaluation company recognized at Broward College.
International students must meet all of the following academic regulations and standards of performance to remain enrolled in Broward College.
1. Register as full-time students in a minimum of 12 credit hours during the Fall and Winter terms. If the Summer term is the first term, a
student must also register for a minimum of 12 credit hours in that term.
2. Maintain satisfactory progress toward their degree objective each term (2.0 grade point average).
International students who do not meet the above academic regulations and standards of performance for any term will not be permitted to
attend subsequent terms and the I-20 will be terminated with the USCIS. Students will be administratively withdrawn by the college. A 100 per-
cent refund will be given for any fees paid for the term following the violation of the academic regulations and the standards of performance.
Questions concerning international student admissions should be directed to:
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ADMISSION OFFICE
225 East Las Olas Boulevard PHONE: 954-201-7468 954-201-7467 954-201-7692
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301 FAX: 954-201-7086 WEBSITE: www.broward.edu/international
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Applicants to Broward College or their sponsor should complete this form and
CONFIDENTIAL FINANCIAL STATEMENT
return it with a bank letter showing U.S. funds available.
Name of Applicant ____________________________________________________ Nationality ________________________
Last, First, Underline Family Name
Immigration requires that students submit documented proof of support.
Please state the amount in U.S. dollars available for use each year in the U.S.A. _____________________
Broward College requires US$22,500 for an Associates degree or the Language program, US$27,500 for a Bachelor’s
degree, or US $50,000 for a Professional Pilot degree be available per year. The college will only authorize up to the limit of
tuition and books per term to be brought into the U.S. through wire transfer or check. Any additional funds received will be
applied toward future terms and not refunded to the student.
Please indicate the specific source of funds:
K Parents K Family (other than parents) K Student Loan Abroad or U.S.A. (copy of student loan approval required)
K Self K Other (please specify) ________________________________________________________________________
Please indicate name(s) of person(s) from whom funds will be obtained. ____________________________________________
I (name of sponsor), ____________________________________________________________________________________
of (legal address, city, country)____________________________________________________________________________
will be a sponsor for ____________________________________________________________________________________
and I will be responsible for his/her financial and personal support while he/she attends Broward College.
Signature of Sponsor ________________________________________________ Date ____________________________
Broward College expects international students to have sufficient funds to cover all expenses.
GOOD CONDUCT AND CITIZENSHIP
Applicants who have experienced disciplinary problems at any educational institution or with other authorities (not including minor traffic
violations) must state circumstances involved on a separate sheet and submit with this application. This information will not necessarily
exclude applicants for admission, and will be handled confidentially.
I certify that all statements given in this application are true and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I agree to abide by all rules and
regulations of Broward College. I agree that if any information is found to be false, I may be suspended from classes without a refund
of any fees paid.
Applicant’s Signature ____________________________________________________________________ Date ________________
Parent’s Signature (if student is under 18) __________________________________________________ Date ________________
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER or TAX ID NUMBER
Social Security No. or Tax ID No. ________________________
If a student has a Social Security Number (SSN) or a Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN), federal law requires that it is furnished to
Broward College so that it may be included on all documents filed by the institution with the Internal Revenue Service. Students who
fail to furnish Broward College with the correct SSN or TIN may be subject to an IRS penalty of $50 unless the failure is due to
reasonable cause and not to willful neglect.
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Select Major Field Under Educational Objective
BACHELOR IN SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAMS (B.S.) (F-1 Visa Applicants Only)
S100 Exceptional Student Education S300 Secondary Biology S400 Middle Grades Mathematics
S200 Middle Grades Science S500 Secondary Mathematics
BACHELOR IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAMS (B.A.S.) (F-1 Visa Applicants Only)
T300 Information Technology T100 Supervision and Management T200 Technology Management
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING DEGREE PROGRAMS (B.S.N.) (F-1 Visa Applicants Only)
N100 RN to BSN
ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE PROGRAMS (A.A.) (F-1 Visa Applicants Only)
The Associate in Arts degree is a transfer degree that provides a course of study equivalent to the freshman and sophomore years of a state university in Florida.
Broward College offers the Associate in Arts Degree (A.A.) which transfers to the Florida State University System with the completion of 36
credit-hour baccalaureate General Education requirements and 24 elective credits. Elective courses can be selected to meet the lower divi-
sion requirements of baccalaureate degrees in fields such as:
Architecture and Construction Health Sciences Mass Communication, Graphic Design and
Business, Management and Administration Hospitality and Tourism Management Multimedia
Criminal Justice, Law and Public Safety Humanities Math and Science
Education Information Technology Social and Behavioral Sciences
Engineering and Engineering Technology Liberal Arts Transportation
Visual and Performing arts
ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAMS (A.S.) (F-1 Visa Applicants Only)
For those students who plan to earn a two-year technical occupational degree, to work in that area, or possibly to transfer into the Florida State University System.
2100 Accounting Technology Database Technology 2172 Legal Assisting
21494 Microsoft MCDBA 2126 Marketing Management
Automotive Service Management Technology 21492 Oracle Professional Database
21681 Automotive Technician Service Administrator Network Administrator
2197 Dealer Specific Automotive Technology 21134 Oracle Database Developer 2201 Networking Services Technology
Aviation 2203 Culinary Arts Management
21051 Airport Operations Management 2102 Nuclear Medicine Technology
2145 Dental Hygiene
2204 Aviation Maintenance Management 2176 Diagnostic Medical Sonography
2105 Aviation Operations Nursing
2166 Early Childhood Education 21271 LPN-RN Transition
2107 Professional Pilot Technology 2160 Emergency Medical Services 2127 Nursing (Associate Degree) RN
2184 Building Construction Technology 2200 Emergency Management
2119 Business Administration 2182 Environmental Science Technology 2191 Parks & Recreation Technology
2118 Fire Science Technology 2153 Physical Therapist Assistant
Computer Information Technology 2205 Global Trade and Logistics 2159 Radiation Therapy
21491 Computer Systems Specialist 2192 Graphics Technology 2131 Radiography
21493 Technical Support Specialist 2179 Health Information Management 2132 Respiratory Care
2121 Hospitality and Tourism Management 2191 Sports, Fitness and Recreation
Computer Programming and Analysis 2194 Industrial Management Technology
2195 Application Programmer Management
Internet Services Technology 2142 Travel and Tourism Industry
Criminal Justice Technology 2196 Master Designer Management
21101 Criminal Justice
21102 Crime Scene Vision Care Technology
21104 Polygraph 21892 Ophthalmic Technology
ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAMS (A.A.S.) (M-1 Visa Applicants Only)
The Associate in Applied Science degree is a technical degree that prepares students for employment.
Automotive Service Management Technology A006 Biomedical Engineering Technology Office Administration
A004 Automotive Technician Service A007 International Business Management A021 Legal Office
A037 Dealer Specific Automotive Technology A035 Computer Engineering Technology A022 Medical Office
A018 Digital Media/Multimedia Technology A023 Office Management
A013 Electronics Engineering Technology A024 Office Software Applications
A028 Telecommunications Engineering
3005 Language Program
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